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safe on the street. thanks for joining us. i'm maureen umeh. >> and i'm will thomas. the alert comes after a couple of students have been beaten. the police ask them to protect themselves when i will they look for robbers. >> i actually got the warning on my cell phone. >> reporter: the latest robbery is a little too close for tom. police say a student walking alone there at 2 a.m. saturday was beaten and robbed by four suspects. >> i have heard about a couple of muggings before and this one is close to home. we live right over here. so it is pretty crazy. >> on august 29th, three students waiting for a bus at the university shuttle stop were approached by five suspects. a couple of the victims ran to the volunteer fire station for help. but one was assaulted and robbed. >> it seems the suspects are preying on victims during the early morning or late evening hours. >> reporter: two days before that incident, a similar one just down the street in the parking lot of the clarion hotel. this time the victims were three students who left car observing karaoke at ej's landing at 12:30 a.m.
did not break us. i'm maureen umeh. today, the nation paused to reflect on that fateful day and pay tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice 9 years later, much has change. twin light beams stand where the world trade center powers once stood. a live look at the new york city skyline and earlier at the pentagon, president obama laid a wreath at the memorial where american airlines flight 77 crashed. the crowd honored the 184 victims who died. the president we -- terrorist efforts to divide the country, a victory he said will never be handed to them. >> we won't let the acts of some small band of murderers who slaughter the innocent and cower in caves distort who we are. they doubted our will but as americans, we persevere. >> among the dignitaries were the families of those who died, including the family of carolyn manlin. she was working inside the pope 9 year ago and today her family invited matt ackland to a celebration of her life. >> reporter: this is what caroline loved. her family in one place. >> she loved to keep the family together no matter what is going on. >> re
for fenty, maureen. >> federal elections, federal laws apply. what is the penalty for vote buying? i would imagine it's serious. >> reporter: you're right, it's a federal offense if someone is found and found guilty, they could face a $10,000 fine. we'll keep you updated on this one. >> we know you will. thank you for that. >>> do you think d.c. is better off today than it was four years ago? we want to know what you think. go to www.myfoxdc.com and take our web poll. we're going to bring you the results tonight on fox 5 news at 10. >>> and a teenager gunned down in the street died. tonight, his grieving family is looking for answers. the 15-year-old was shot tuesday night on busy central avenue and died yesterday. sherri ly has more on that. >> reporter: justin pinole called his family 30 minutes before being shot and said he was on the way home. they didn't learn about the shooting until the next morning. by the time the family got to the hospital, he was in a coma and hours later he died. justin had a lost friends. here he is on his myspace page, a freshman at central high school. hundr
, sully, fair oaks, reston and mcclain police districts. fox 5's maureen umeh is here now with the details. >> the suspect is entoiled and determined entering homes in the over-- bold and determined entering homes in the overnight hours. so far no one has been hurt, but police are afraid that could change. upscale neighbors in fairfax county targeted by one thief, homes, cars all hit. police say the suspect is taking advantage of easy opportunity. >> the homes that he's entering at night are all unlocked. the doors are unlocked or open, windows are open which basically makes an easy target for him. >> reporter: police say he's stealing purses and wallets going after just the cash and he's bold, too. some residents have reported seeing someone suspicious peering through windows. and yanking on car doors one after the other. >> the vehicles have mainly been locked, but there have been vehicles that are locked but they have purses or other valuable items sitting in plain sight and he is breaking the windows of those vehicles out, retrieving the items from inside and fleeing. >> reporter: poli
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